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Islamabad record convincing win in China football tournament

By our correspondents
October 28, 2016

KARACHI: Islamabad football team crushed China’s NECPU side 10-1 in the China International Junior Football tournament game at football ground near Olympic Stadium in Beijing on Thursday.

Islamabad hit six goals in the first half which they ended with a 6-0 lead.

In the second half, they added four to their tally, while the hosts scored a consolation goal in the dying moments.

For Pakistan Majid scored four goals and Amaan landed three.

Pakistan will meet NCTU China on Friday (today).

Islamabad Football Association’s (IFA) Sharafat Bukhari told ‘The News’ from Islamabad that if his team won Friday’s match it would move into the semi-finals.

Islamabad lost their opener against Korea 0-1 the other day. The semi-finals will be held on Saturday (tomorrow) and the final on Sunday.

As many as eight teams from various countries are showing their worth in the competitions, organised by a Chinese NGO.